1970 Baseball Replay

A replay of the 1970 baseball season using Diamond Mind Baseball.

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Buc Injuries Blamed For Club's Flop

Filed under Pittsburgh Pirates
August 26, 1968

All last winter, Larry Shepard dreamed pleasant dreams about the Pirates in faraway Lincoln, Neb. When he thought of the Bucs, and all that good hitting and with Jim Bunning starting a new career in Pittsburgh, he couldn’t help but dream of a pennant. Shepard talked pennant all winter and he talked it all during

Callison Is Kryptonite to Elroy Face

Filed under Philadelphia Phillies, Pittsburgh Pirates
June 30, 1968

On a scorching hot day in Philadelphia, Pirate starter Bob Veale blanks the Phils through eight innings. Maury Wills led the game off with a triple, and scored on Gene Alley’s sacrifice fly to give Veale a quick one-run lead. Roberto Clemente homered in the fourth to double the lead. It marked the second consecutive

1967 Awards Announced

Filed under News
October 20, 1967

Most Valuable Player: American League: Triple Crown winner Carl Yastrzemski, Boston. .325, 46 HR, 123 RBI, 11 SB National League: Close race between batting champion Roberto Clemente and RBI king Ron Santo. Rumor has it that a newsletter circulated out Kansas City by an 18-year-old teenager suggested that the writers combine the on-base percentage and

Mets Turn Back Bucs Rally

Filed under New York Mets, Pittsburgh Pirates
August 20, 1967

The New York Mets held off a ninth inning rally to defeat the Pittsburgh Pirates, 8-7. Yesterday, the Pirates scored five runs in the ninth inning for a 10-8 comeback victory. The Mets coasted to a 8-3 lead into the ninth inning. Manager Wes Westrum called upon Cal Koonce who has pitched 18 2/3 scoreless

Javier Enjoying One of His Finest Years

Filed under St. Louis Cardinals
August 18, 1967

Gene Mauch called Julian Javier “the greatest I ever saw on getting pop flies and as good as anyone on coming in on a ball.” Roger Maris, sizing up Javier in the field, said, “Hoolie’s comparable to Bobby Richardson as a second baseman, and I always thought that Bobby was the best I ever saw.”

Cards Win in 11; But Lose Gibson

Filed under St. Louis Cardinals
July 15, 1967

The St. Louis Cardinals rallied for an extra inning victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates, 4-3, but the club’s first win after the All-Star Break came at a costly sum. Pitcher Bob Gibson was struck with a line drive off the bat of Maury Wills to open the eighth inning. Gibson managed to recover and throw

All Star Game 1967: Americans Storm Past Nationals

Filed under All Star Game
July 11, 1967

The American League, searching for another ‘Lucky Seven’ victory, rallied from a four-run first inning deficit to overtake the National League, 5-4. The Americans had dropped four straight All-Star contests, but won the last three All-Star games in years that ended in seven – 1937, 1947, and 1957. Minnesota’s Harmon Killebrew, named the game’s Most

Mays Skipped For Starting Nod; First Time in 14 Years

Filed under All Star Game, San Francisco Giants
June 30, 1967

Willie Mays, generally regarded as Mr. All-Star, failed to make the starting lineup for the first time in 14 years Wednesday when the vote of National League players, managers, and coaches was announced. Roberto Clemente of Pittsburgh, Hank Aaron of Atlanta, and Lou Brock of St. Louis gathered in more votes than the aging star

Shea Stadium Hosts Odd Couple Movie

Filed under New York Mets
June 27, 1967

Hollywood invaded Shea Stadium the afternoon of June 27, just prior to a game between the Mets and Pirates, for filming of two sequences from Paramount’s production of “The Odd Couple.” The movie stars are Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau. The entire footage taken at Shea will use up no more than 40 seconds. But

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